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Number 1


Starts this Sunday… How many donuts can you squeeze in?!

We’ve not even started, and my donut count is already up to 3… they just taste soooo freakin good! For ideas on where to get the best donuts, check out the results of our Best Donut awards. For a laugh, check out this hilarious video (it’s in basic Hebrew for anyone trying to learn). For cool parties and meetups check out our Hanukkah Events Guide

Number 2


Kick off the weekend with plenty of crazy parties tonight

Tonight there is a party for every vibe! For the Burners The Midburn Pirates are partying @ Duplex. Swing at Jaffa Rocks @ Cuckoo’s Nest. Rock out at a rad 90s Party @ Ozenbar. Hip hop with Tamer Nafar x Synaptik @ Al Saraya Theater. Party all night at underground parties MESIVO and Time of My Life, both at secret locations. Click here for more parties.

Number 3


Jam out all week long at some really cool concerts

Cool concerts by Israeli and international artists! Starting tonight with Russian rock star Andrei Makarevich @ Tel Aviv University; and rapper MOT live @ HaOman 17. Tomorrow: Quarter to Africa @ Tel Aviv Museum of Art (part of the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival). Monday: Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson @ Israeli Opera House. Wednesday: Our favorite trio A-WA @ Barby.

Number 4


Concerts, exhibitions, movie screenings and more!

What a week for culture! Tonight: Rockumentary screening of Too Noisy to Die @ Cinematheque. Saturday: multi-disciplinary exhibition at Beit Kandinof. Sunday: E-Night @ The Opera House (pictured above), starring Red Axes, Noga Erez and Shlomi Shaban. Monday: Modern Dance @ Suzanne Dallal. Wednesday: photo exhibition Hello Stranger @ Beit Kandinof; and Poetry meetup and screening @ Cafe ShapiraCheck out our website for more culture!

Number 5


Meet cool new people at these English-lanugage meetups

Make new friends this week! Tomorrow afternoon have fun and raise money for charity at the Movember Fundraiser for Men’s Health @ BuXa; distribute Hanukkah presents to children @ the Kids Ward at Ichilov Hospital; and there’s a beach cleanup in the Nemal. On Monday get a taster for next year’s acting workshops by The Stage; and next Wednesday check out BearFoot Improv in English. For more cool places to meet new people check out Friends Guide.


‘Tis the season to go shopping, tra la la la laaa

Kick off the holiday season with cool pop-up markets: Tonight: Huge Print Fair @ Hazerem (till Saturday); and another Art Market @ Michaelangelo Cafe. Tomorrow: Secondhand Clothes Fair @ The Prince. Saturday: Hoodna Vinyl Records Sale; and vintage clothes at Florentine’s Neighborhood Market. Next Wednesday: Plant Fair @ Cuckoo’s Nest.

Number 7


Meet people, learn, and make a difference!

Learn and network at this week’s top meetups! Starting tonight with the Augmented Reality Creators Meetup @ Google for StartupsTomorrow: Another edition of Critical Mass Ride; and a conference about alternative media: Independent Press Conference @ Beit Ha’irTuesday: Listen to inspiring talks at TEDxJaffa Women @ Israeli Opera House; and show your talent in Catan at the huge HanuCatan Tournament @ Expo Tel AvivClick here for more meetups.

Number 8


The results are in – is your company on the list?

The results are in for last week’s poll “What is the best hi-tech company to work for in Israel“, over 1,000 people voted! Click here to see if your company made the list. You could work at one of these awesome companies, check out our Jobs Board to see the openings they have – we just broke a new record of over 1.4K relevant jobs for internationals!

Number 9


Next Thursday: Learn about IDC’s BA programs in English!

Are you interested in studying in one of the best schools in Israel? IDC Herzliya have a huge selection of excellent undergraduate degrees in English – come and learn more at next Thursday’s info sessionClick here to RSVP.


So many great posts this week, we couldn’t choose! 


What a week for epic posts in Secret Tel Aviv! Thanks Jerome Marks for this ‘only in Tel Aviv’ moment; Matt Sharabi for finding an angel hidden in the wall; Marc Santarromana – is it a giant cockroach or an ironing board?!; and Hezeqel Hifi for finding this eggplant with a heavy taste. Thanks everyone for sharing!

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